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SAFETY

SUBJECT: BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

TERM: THIRD TERM

WEEK: WEEK 1

THEME: YOU AND TECHNOLOGY

CLASS: PRIMARY 6

TIME: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: SAFETY

UNITS:

  • Meaning  of Safety
  • Meaning of accident
  • Causes of Accident
  • Prevention of Accidents
  • Some safety Devices
  • First Aid Box (items in first aid box)

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this lesson, Pupils should be able to:

  1. Define Safety.
  2. State the causes of accident.
  3. List the safety rules to prevent accident

LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Hand glove
  • Protective  sun glass
  • Safety boot
  • Pull Over
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Helmet
  • Whiteboard/Chalkboard
  • Explanatory posters/pictures
  • Explanatory videos

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and answer

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for primary schools.
  • Universal Basic Education Curriculum for primary schools.
  • Lagos State Scheme of Work.
  • Online Materials.
  • Basic Science and Technology for Primary Schools.

CONTENT

DEFINITION OF SAFETY

Safety is when there is no possible danger or harm around us. That is Safety are rules or things put in place to avoid injury or accidents in our schools, workshop and our homes

CAUSES OF ACCIDENT

What is accident? Accidents is the events that make us get injured. Accidents are caused by not obeying safety rules.

Causes of accidents are:

  1. Stepping on sharp object like nail, broken bottle etc.
  2. Use of laboratory Machine without necessary guide
  3. Unsafe working condition like working without safety tools.
  4. Unsafe practice by workshop users
  5. Dropping of Banana peel on the floor
  6. Lifting heavy load
  7. Jumping a high fence
  8. Playing with lighted stove, gas, candle
  9. Playing with sharp objects like knife, scissor
  10. Careless with hot water

OBJECT THAT CAUSES ACCIDENT

  • KNIFE
  • SCISSORS
  • NAIL
  • BOTTLE
  • BLADE
  • ELECTRIC IRON
  • NEEDLE

PREVENTION OF ACCIDENT

  1. Keep our environment clean and tidy
  2. Keep sharp tools in a safe place
  3. Put on laboratory coat  when necessary
  4. Avoid keeping sharp tools like blade, needle in your pocket.
  5. Do not run  around with sharp objects in your hand
  6. Report  injury immediately
  7. By being careful
  8. By not being too playful

SOME SAFETY DEVICES

Safety devices are materials use when working to protect ourselves from accident. Some of the safety devices are:

  • Gloves
  • Caps
  • Apron
  • Helmets
  • Boots
  • Nose masks
  • Laboratory coats
  • Eye goggles
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Sand bucket

FIRST AID BOX (ITEMS IN FIRST AID BOX)

First aid is the help given to a sick or injured person before receiving proper medical assistance.

First Aid Box is a container that contains different materials that can be used to help an accident victims before taken the person to the hospital.

NOTE: First Aid box can also be in form of bag. That is First Aid Bag.

 The following are items in a first aid box:

  1. Cotton wool
  2. Razor blade
  3. Iodine solution
  4. Methylated spirit
  5. Bandages
  6. Scissors
  7. Ointment
  8. Medicines like paracetamol, Panadol, balm.

PRESENTATION

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson.
  • The Teacher introduces the topic.
  • The Teacher explains the lessons.

LESSON EVALUATION

  • What is The Meaning of Safety?
  • List three causes of accident.
  • Mention three items that can be found in a first aid box.

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

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